A man was taken to hospital with serious injuries after he was hit by a bus in central London.
The number 55 double-decker struck the pedestrian in Bloomsbury Square at about 11.30am today.
He suffered a serious arm injury during the collision and was taken to the Royal London Hospital, east London, where he remains.
His injuries are not thought to be life threatening.
A London Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We were called at 11.25am to reports of a road traffic accident involving a bus and a pedestrian in Bloomsbury Square.
“We sent a cycle paramedic, an ambulance crew, a motorcycle paramedic and the air ambulance to the scene. Staff treated a man for a serious arm injury and the patient was taken to the Royal London Hospital.”
A Scotland Yard spokesman said: “Police were called at approximately 11.30am to Bloomsbury Square to reports of bus in collision with a pedestrian.
“The male pedestrian suffered serious injuries and he was airlifted by air ambulance to hospital. His injuries are not thought to be life threatening.”